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Poverty, Hunger, and Democracy in Africa

Potential and Limitations of Democracy in Cementing Multiethnic Societies



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Poverty, Hunger, and Democracy in Africa by David Bigman
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The book evaluates alternative policy options for the African countries to overcome the food crisis and the changing structure of world trade to sustain their impressive growth of the early 2000s.These policies must go beyond economic reforms and seek a solution to the entrenched political problems that divided the continent.

Author Biography

DAVID BIGMAN is Professor and Honorary Chair in the Faculty of Social Sciences at Wageningen University, and Visiting Professor at Stanford University and Woosong University, Korea. In 1977 he received a PhD in Economics at Johns Hopkins University. He was formerly Senior Lecturer and Professor at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and Senior Economist at the IMF, the World Bank and the CGIAR. He has published 10 books, 75 articles in peer-reviewed journals and books, and 80 research papers.
Release date Australia
May 27th, 2011
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
24 Illustrations, black and white; XXVI, 325 p. 24 illus.
Palgrave Macmillan
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